Meeting the demands of the living sector

“It is a big market and there is no shortage of opportunity, especially if you can offer a range of products in the lending cycle”

“The residential sector is supported by demographic change with substantial immigration into the UK continuing to drive demand”

In the June issue of PERE, Ellis Sher from Arrow Global, in “Meeting the demands of the living sectors,” discusses the increasing demand for residential private lending in Europe driven by demographic changes and ageing housing stock. Key topics include the rising interest in residential private debt, preferred project types for lending, and the competitive landscape of the sector. Ellis highlights the importance of non-bank lenders in filling the gap left by traditional banks, the types of loans offered, and the regional opportunities across Europe. He also emphasises the need for flexibility, quick decision-making, and strong local teams to succeed in this market.

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Ellis Sher

Ellis Sher

Managing Director, Arrow Lending Opportunities

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Ellis embarked on a career in banking and finance focusing on speciality credit, covering a wide range of asset classes including tax arbitrage, consumer credit and property finance.

Ellis enjoyed a successful career at Investec where he worked for 7 years and was part of the establishment of the bank’s private client structured finance business. In 2005 he left Investec to pursue the acquisition of a specialist mortgage provider known as Cheval Property Finance PLC where he held the position of Managing Director until February 2009. In March 2009, he co-founded Maslow, a specialist property lending business which is now part of the Arrow Group.